I ground them to dust; they gusted in the wind. 48  He rescued me from enemy anger, he pulled me from the grip of upstarts, He saved me from the bullies. 3 I sing to God, the Praise-Lofty,    and find myself safe and saved. All rights reserved. 7  Earth wobbles and lurches; huge mountains shake like leaves, Quake like aspen leaves because of his rage. Every God-direction is road-tested. 25-27 The good people taste your goodness, The whole people taste your health, The true people taste your truth, The bad ones can't figure you out. I threw them out, like garbage in the gutter. Blessings from my Rock,    my free and freeing God, towering!This God set things right for me    and shut up the people who talked back.He rescued me from enemy anger,    he pulled me from the grip of upstarts,He saved me from the bullies. Psalm 18:19. My God - the high crag where I run for dear life, hiding behind the boulders, safe in the granite hideout. He hears those that call on His name. 18 1-2 I love you, God — you make me strong. Psalm 28:1 To you, O LORD, I call; be not deaf to me, O my rock. Psalm 18:6 The Message (MSG) 6 A hostile world! Psalm 18:1-6 King James Version (KJV). Psalm 18 For the director of music. where I run for dear life, hiding behind the boulders, safe in the granite hideout. 1-2 I love you, God— you make me strong.God is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight.My God—the A psalm of David, the servant of the Lord. 47  This God set things right for me and shut up the people who talked back. Blessed be my rock! I mean David and all his children - always. Psalm 18 1 Psalm 18 For the director of music. 29  I smash the bands of marauders, I vault the highest fences. 22  Every day I review the ways he works; I try not to miss a trick. He sang to the LORD the words of this song when the LORD delivered him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. 3 I sing to God, the Praise-Lofty, and find myself safe and saved. MSG 2 God is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight. 31  Is there any god like God? 36  You cleared the ground under me so my footing was firm. He delivered me from my strong enemy). People I'd never heard of served me; 44  the moment they got wind of me they listened. 43  You rescued me from a squabbling people; you made me a leader of nations. It speaks about a very active God in heaven and about a man on earth who is wholehearted and eager to carry out God’s will and work. He hurls his lightnings—a rout!The secret sources of ocean are exposed,    the hidden depths of earth lie uncoveredThe moment you roar in protest,    let loose your hurricane anger. 21  Now I'm alert to God's ways; I don't take God for granted. He steps down; under his feet an abyss opens up. 40  You made my enemies turn tail, and I wiped out the haters. I threw them out, like garbage in the gutter. 2 The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. 33  Now I run like a deer; I'm king of the mountain. God is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight. He brought me forth also — Out of my straits and difficulties; out of the little caves in which I was shut up and imprisoned; into a large place — Into a state of freedom, and plenty, and comfort. Psalm 18:46 The LORD lives! The Message Bible Psalm 18:20-24 20 God made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him. 38  I nailed them; they were down for good; then I walked all over them. "I will love thee, O LORD, my strength." MSG 1 I love you, God - you make me strong. 18 I will love thee, O Lord, my strength. Psalm 18 (This is) for the music leader. Psalm 18 I love you, God - you make me strong. When I got my act together, he gave me a fresh start. 18 1  I love you, God - you make me strong. Everyone who runs toward himMakes it. I call to God, I cry to God to help me. Commentary on Psalm 18:1-19 (Read Psalm 18:1-19) The first words, "I will love thee, O Lord, my strength," are the scope and contents of the psalm. His road stretches straight and smooth. a private audience! 20-24 God made my life complete    when I placed all the pieces before him.When I got my act together,    he gave me a fresh start.Now I’m alert to God’s ways;    I don’t take God for granted.Every day I review the ways he works;    I try not to miss a trick.I feel put back together,    and I’m watching my step.God rewrote the text of my life    when I opened the book of my heart to his eyes. He hurls his lightnings - a rout! 5  Hell's ropes cinched me tight; death traps barred every exit. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible, hardcover, The Message Canvas Bible: Coloring and Journaling the Story of God, Spring Palette, The Message // REMIX 2.0, Soft Imitation Leather, Color Spectrum, The Message Large Print Edition, Deluxe Lavender Linen Hardcover, The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language - Unabridged Audiobook on 66 CDs in a Boxed Set. His road    stretches straight and smooth.Every God-direction is road-tested. So,let me give you the big idea of Psalm 18 … 20  God made my life complete when I placed all the pieces before him. 41  They cried "uncle" but Uncle didn't come; They yelled for God and got no for an answer. 2  God is bedrock under my feet, the castle in which I live, my rescuing knight. In the former David's conquests are recited; in the latter the conquests of the Root of David. 16-19 But me he caught—reached all the way    from sky to sea; he pulled me outOf that ocean of hate, that enemy chaos,    the void in which I was drowning.They hit me when I was down,    but God stuck by me.He stood me up on a wide-open field;    I stood there saved—surprised to be loved! 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. 18  They hit me when I was down, but God stuck by me. 50  God's king takes the trophy; God's chosen is beloved. - Psalm 18:19-27 suggests His exaltation (I have kept the ways of the LORD … I was also blameless before Him … 4-5 The hangman’s noose was tight at my throat;    devil waters rushed over me.Hell’s ropes cinched me tight;    death traps barred every exit. 28  Suddenly, God, you floodlight my life; I'm blazing with glory, God's glory! 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